The season of fruity, colourful and refreshing cocktails is here! Plan a visit to the city centre for a cocktail night and add these six delicious creations to your must-try list.


Le Bar | 2/172 Quay St | Summer Step

Brought to you by Origine, a modern French bistro in Commercial Bay, Le Bar is a sophisticated little cocktail bar. Summer Step cocktail is made with gin, Solerno, elderflower, lemon juice and soda water, it's delicious and refreshing, coming soon to their menu. 


Bar Albert | 13 Wyndham St | Spring Street Cocktail $26

The Spring Street cocktail lives up to its name, mixing Broken Heart vodka, dry vermouth, rhubarb shrub, house-made strawberry syrup, lemon and egg white together. If you’ve never been to Bar Albert, one of the heart of the city's newest destinations, then you’ve got to pencil it in.


Palmer Bar | 1 Albert St | Jungles of Wakefield $22

Soak up the unique atmosphere of Palmer Bar while sipping on one of their signature cocktails, the Jungles of Wakefield. Nothing says warm weather like rum, served with campari, rhubarb cordial, pineapple, and lime. Their food menu is impossible to ignore as well.


HI-SO Rooftop Bar | 67 Customs St E |  Peary Nice To Meet You $20

Everyone loves a rooftop bar as the days get longer and the nights get warmer. At HI-SO sip on the Pearly Nice to Meet You cocktail, which is basically summer in a glass. Coming with home-made spiced Havana Club rum, dry sherry, citrus, nashi pear, apple, and bitters, this concoction ticks all the boxes.


The Churchill | 396 Queen St | Secret till Saturday $26

With over 200 gins to choose from, The Churchill is the go to for a summery cocktail, especially if you are looking for something a little bit special. The Secret Till Saturday features a tart boysenberry gin as the main attraction, alongside creme de cacao blanc, framboise, and nutmeg.


Sunset Bar | 63-67 Nelson St | Gavi Berry Gimlet $20

Another new addition to the bar scene in the heart of the city, Sunset Bar has come just in time for the summer months. Boasting an impressive drinks list, a standout is the Gavi Berry Gimlet, with an exciting blend of Roots Norwester Navy Gin, mandarin & cardamom sherbet, with pimento bitters. That’s not something you get to try everyday!

Last updated: 01 November 2022